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 AFB Class Policies

Spring 2023 Adult French Classes

Registration for the spring courses is open!

If you are not a continuing student, please contact the instructor prior to registering. Links are below. 

New students who have never taken a French course with AFB are required to take one of the two placement tests (links below). Take a screenshot of the results, and email them to the corresponding instructor. Placement level will be confirmed with a short phone interview to ensure you are appropriately placed.

Option #1: Free French Placement Test

Option #2: Test de Connaissance Français

Email Nathalie (A101/A102) by clicking here.

Email Christine (A2) by clicking here.

Email Lena (B1) by clicking here.

Email Sophie (B2) by clicking here.


A101: Beginner I

Instructor: Nathalie Andraud

Wednesdays from 5:30-7:00pm

April 19, 26

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

June 7, 14, 21

Cost for Members: $225

Cost for Non-Members: $275


A102: Beginner II

Instructor: Nathalie Andraud

Mondays from 5:30-7:00pm

April 17, 24

May 1, 8, 15, 22

June 5, 12, 19

Cost for Members: $205

Cost for Non-Members: $255


A2: Intermediate

Instructor: Christine Rieuf

Tuesdays from 11:30am-1:00pm

April 25

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

June 6, 13, 20, 27

Cost for Members: $225

Cost for Non-Members: $275


B1: Upper Intermediate

Instructor: Lena Lippe

Wednesdays from 10:00-11:30am

April 26

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

June 7, 14, 21, 28

Cost for Members: $225

Cost for Non-Members: $275


B2: Conversation Dirigée

Instructor: Sophie Dardaine

Thursdays from 5:30-7:00pm

April 13, 20, 27

May 4, 11, 18, 25

June 1

Cost for Members: $180

Cost for Non-Members: $230

Continuing students and approved new students can register by clicking here.

French Levels

How do you know which Level French you are considered? Take a look at this handy ACTFL graphic to see which proficiency level describes you?


Placement Test
If this is your first time at the Alliance and you are starting to study French for the first time, you do not need to take a placement test. If you have studied French and feel you are not an absolute beginner, you can take an online Placement Test.

Option #1: (10 minutes for less) Language If you have studied French already,  and would like to take an online test, please take this short test. Be prepared to take a screen shot of your results.  This test is created by Language Level.Com  Free Language Level Test

Option #2: (90 minutes maximum, expect to spend at least 35 minutes) The TCF (Test de Connaissance Français) test is available for free to the general public. It can be found on TV5MONDE’s learning site. Be prepared to take a screen shot of your results. This language test is created by TV5MONDE.  Test de Connaissance Français

Email us at and send us your results so that we can set-up a short oral interview with one of our instructors. 

For more information concerning our classes and curriculum, please contact us at